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List Of BSE Holidays 2024

Introduction

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) is one of India’s premier stock exchanges. Asia’s oldest stock exchange operates from Monday to Friday. It is shut on Saturday and Sunday. However, there are certain other days on which the exchange remains shut. This blog highlights the BSE holidays for this calendar year.

 

BSE Holidays in 2024

The exchange, on its website, publishes the BSE holidays list. As per the list on the exchange’s official site, holidays are classified for several segments. These include:

 

  • Bombay Stock Exchange Holiday List 2024 for Equity, Stock Lending and Borrowing and Equity Derivative

Trading will be suspended for the segment mentioned above on the following days:

Sr. No.

Holidays

Date

Day

1

Special Holiday

22 January 2024

Monday

2

Republic Day

26 January 2024

Friday

3

Mahashivratri

08 March 2024

Friday

4

Holi

25 March 2024

Monday

5

Good Friday

29 March 2024

Friday

6

Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramadan Eid)

11 April 2024

Thursday

7

Ram Navami

17 April 2024

Wednesday

8

Maharashtra Day

01 May 2024

Wednesday

9

Lok Sabha General Elections

20 May 2024

Monday

10

Bakri Eid

17 June 2024

Monday

11

Muharram

17 July 2024

Wednesday

12

Independence Day/Parsi New Year

15 August 2024

Thursday

13

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

02 October 2024

Wednesday

14

Diwali Laxmi Pujan

01 November 2024

Friday

15

Gurunanak Jayanti

15 November 2024

Friday

16

Christmas

25 December 2024

Wednesday

 

The exchange will conduct the auspicious Muhurat trading on will take place on November 1, 2024 on Diwali Laxmi Puja day. The specific timings will be announced later. 

The Exchange may modify or change any of the listed holidays, and a separate circular will be issued in advance to notify such changes.

 

  • Bombay Stock Exchange Holiday 2024 for Currency Derivatives Segment

Trading for the currency derivatives segment will remain shut on the following days:
 

Sr. No.

Holidays

Date

Day

1

Republic Day

26 January 2024

Friday

2

Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti

19 February 2024

Monday

3

Mahashivratri

08 March 2024

Friday

4

Holi

25 March 2024

Monday

5

Good Friday

29 March 2024

Friday

6

Annual Bank Closing

02 April 2024

Monday

7

Gudhipadwa

09 April 2024

Tuesday

8

Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id)

11 April 2024

Thursday

9

Ram Navami

17 April 2024

Wednesday

10

Maharashtra Day

01 May 2024

Wednesday

11

Lok Sabha General Elections

20 May 2024

Monday

12

Buddha Pournima

23 May 2024

Thursday

13

Bakri Id

17 June 2024

Monday

14

Muharram

17 July 2024

Wednesday

15

Independence Day/ Parsi New Year

15 August 2024

Thursday

16

Id-E-Milad

16 September 2024

Monday

17

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

02 October 2024

Wednesday

18

Diwali Laxmi Pujan

01 November 2024

Friday

19

Guru Nanak Jayanti

15 November 2024

Friday

20

Christmas

25 December 2024

Wednesday


 

  • Bombay Stock Exchange Holiday List 2024 for NDS-RST and Tri Party Repo

Trading on BSE will remain suspended for the segments mentioned above on the following days:

Sr. No.

Holidays

Date

Day

1

Republic Day

26 January 2024

Friday

2

Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti

19 February 2024

Monday

3

Mahashivratri

08 March 2024

Friday

4

Holi

25 March 2024

Monday

5

Good Friday

29 March 2024

Friday

6

Annual Bank Closing

02 April 2024

Monday

7

Gudhipadwa

09 April 2024

Tuesday

8

Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id)

11 April 2024

Thursday

9

Ram Navami

17 April 2024

Wednesday

10

Maharashtra Day

01 May 2024

Wednesday

11

Lok Sabha General Elections

20 May 2024

Monday

12

Buddha Pournima

23 May 2024

Thursday

13

Bakri Id

17 June 2024

Monday

14

Muharram

17 July 2024

Wednesday

15

Independence Day/ Parsi New Year

15 August 2024

Thursday

16

Id-E-Milad

16 September 2024

Monday

17

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

02 October 2024

Wednesday

18

Diwali Laxmi Pujan

01 November 2024

Friday

19

Guru Nanak Jayanti

15 November 2024

Friday

20

Christmas

25 December 2024

Wednesday

Note that the BSE can change or alter the holidays mentioned above. If it happens, it will notify the same through a circular.

 

  • Bombay Stock Exchange Holiday List 2024 for Commodity Derivatives Segment and Electronic Gold Receipts (EGR) Segment. 

Sr. No.

Festival Name​​​​​​​

Date

Day

Morning session (9:00 am to 5:00 pm)

Evening session(5:00 pm to 11:30/11:55 pm)

1

New Year Day

01 January 2024

Monday

Open

Closed

2

Republic Day

26 January 2024

Friday

Closed

Closed

3

Mahashivratri

08 March 2024

Friday

Closed

Open

4

Holi

25 March 2024

Monday

Closed

Open

5

Good Friday

29 March 2024

Friday

Closed

Closed

6

Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id)

11 April 2024

Thursday

Closed

Open

7

Ram Navami

17 April 2024

Wednesday

Closed

Open

8

Maharashtra Day

01 May 2024

Wednesday

Closed

Open

9

General Elections (Lok Sabha)

20 May 2024

Monday

Closed

Open

10

Bakri Id

17 June 2024

Monday

Closed

Open

11

Muharram

17 July 2024

Wednesday

Closed

Open

12

Independence Day

15 August 2024

Thursday

Closed

Closed

13

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

02 October 2024

Wednesday

Closed

Closed

14

Diwali * Laxmi Pujan

01 November 2024

Friday

Closed

Open*

15

Guru Nanak Jayanti

15 November 2024

Friday

Closed

Open

16

Christmas

25 December 2024

Wednesday

Closed

Closed

 

Note: Muhurat Trading will be held on November 1, 2024 (Diwali – Laxmi Pujan). The exact timings will be announced later. The Exchange may modify any of the listed holidays, and any changes will be communicated in advance through a separate circular.

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The Need to Know BSE Holidays

As an investor, you need to know when trading will remain suspended on the exchange. Here’s why you must keep a tab on them:

 

  • Planning Your Trading Activities

Firstly, knowing about BSE holidays helps you plan your trading activities more effectively. The exchange operates on specific days, and any interruption in this schedule can affect your trading plans. For example, if you have a strategy that involves buying or selling stocks at specific times, an unexpected market closure can disrupt your plans. By keeping track of BSE holidays, you can avoid scheduling trades on these days and ensure that your investment activities proceed smoothly.

 

  • Managing Cash Flows

Knowing about BSE holidays helps you manage your cash flows more efficiently. You must know when the market is closed if you need to withdraw funds from your trading account or transfer money for trading purposes. Transactions may be delayed due to holidays, affecting your ability to execute trades or access your funds when needed.

 

  • Analysing Market Trends

Another reason it is important to know about BSE holidays is that they help analyse market trends and patterns. Stock markets can be influenced by a variety of factors, including holidays. The days leading up to and following a market holiday often see different trading volumes and price movements compared to regular trading days. 

 

Wrapping it Up​​​​​​​

Knowing about BSE holidays is crucial to being a successful investor. It helps you plan your trading activities, manage cash flows, analyse market trends, and enhance long-term investment strategies.


 

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